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Warehouse Associate (12 PM - 8:30 PM)at CDW Careers

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Shipping - Receiving
Vernon Hills, Illinois  
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Bring your IT career and talents to CDW, where you can have a greater impact, be inspired by our mission and excited about your career and future. A Fortune 200 leader, we’re the driven professionals and technology experts companies turn to most to solve their IT challenges.

As a pick-pack coworker, you are part of a broader Operations Team helping to deliver on promises to our coworkers and customers. You are responsible for picking, packing and/or processing pick/pack items, speed picks, single item orders, chip cage items and picking and/or processing ready-ship items as well as picking, and/or processing orders for the Configuration and Enterprise areas. You are also responsible for loading the outbound trailers using a brick-method of stacking and LTL items.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Pick and process pick/pack, speed picks and ready ship product using a hanging QC station, portable RF scanner or voice-picking (WDC only), including placing non-conveyorable product in designated areas for pick up. 
  • Maintain conveyor flow by keeping the conveyors and sensors clear. 
  • Pack boxes using bubbles or other packing material to ensure a secure shipment. 
  • Place non-conveyorable product in designated areas for pick-up. 
  • Inspect boxes and product for visible damage before shipment, including ensuring proper size and fit and correct if necessary, including inspecting fragile items for proper over-packing with bubble bags. 
  • Manually load trailers in freight area while correctly verifying and matching shipping labels to carrier trucks. 
  • Notify management of problem boxes or situations to ensure a swift resolution. 
  • Maintain supplies for the area, including but not limited to: filling the bubble machine media and making or requesting additional boxes. 
  • Ensure utilization of transport totes for smaller boxes. 
  • Quality control check boxes from weight variance and troubleshooting lanes. 
  • Housekeeping – placing garbage, boxes, popcorn, bubble wrap in the dumpsters and keeping the area clean at all times. 
  • Lift and carry up to 50 lbs. occasionally and up to 40 lbs. frequently with or without assistance (team lifting is encouraged for items weighing over 50 lbs.). 
  • Perform 8 or more hours of standing, walking, bending, lifting, and carrying products in combination at any given time. 
  • Forklift Drivers must be able to perform 6 or more hours of operating a forklift. 
  • Utilize a pallet-jack to move product or skids for picking or processing. 
  • Rotate throughout the Shipping Department performing various shipping functions, and may be asked to rotate to other job functions in the warehouse, including cross-department functions, for training and operational purposes. 

Education and/or Experience Qualifications

  • High School Degree or GED 

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Demonstrated ability to perform 8 or more hours of standing, walking, bending, lifting, and carrying products in combination at any given time.
  • Demonstrated ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Accurate counting ability.
  • Excellent organizational skills with critical attention to detail.
  • Solid verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage changing warehouse temperatures and a high noise level.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous warehouse experience.
  • Forklift certification.

Who we are:
CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations across the globe. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from fresh-faced start-ups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, there is no request too big or too small. 

What you can expect from us: Culture, coworkers, careers. 
CDW is not only the People Who Get IT but the People who get People. Our relationships are fueled by our deep expertise and grounded in the CDW Way. Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same. From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together. At CDW, you’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with. Bring your best true self—and your best ideas—to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving—and better solutions for our customers on a rapidly evolving technology landscape.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status

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Date Posted: Jun 28, 2024
Job Category: Warehouse-Distribution
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